The Italian Genealogical Group is dedicated to promoting Italian family history and genealogy. We are a non-profit organization that operates strictly because of member efforts. We are dedicated towards educating members and the public in the methodology of finding one’s roots. Our goal is to empower you in your search for family records by providing the necessary tools and expertise needed.
We are happy to expand our membership and would love to have you as one of our members. If you are interested in researching your Italian heritage, please join us. Come and share your experiences with those who range from beginners to professional genealogists. Discover that family history is an interesting, rewarding hobby that will enable you to discover your past and preserve your heritage for future generations. Visit our membership page for more information. You can now join or renew online using PayPal or your credit card!
Our Bethpage chapter meets at 10:30 AM on the second Saturday of each month from September to June. Visitors are always welcome.
Next meeting: April 14th
Italian American Contribution in the OSS (Office of Strategic Services)
Salvatore J. LaGumina, Professor Emeritus and Director of the Center for Italian American Studies at Nassau Community College and author of Long Island Italians and Long Island Italian Americans will share with us the untold story of many Italian heroes who helped to bring about the fall of fascism.
May is our annual "Ask the Experts" meeting. All are invited to email questions in advance for our experts to answer. More info to come.
In June Scholarships will be presented and then Alec Ferretti will teach us how to use the Italian website, Antenati.
2018 Italian Genealogy Group Scholarship – APRIL 1st DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS
The application for the 2018 scholarships are available to download. See the Scholarship tab for details.
We invite you to explore our extensive databases compiled by our many volunteers. The IGG is grateful to accept tax-deductible donations to help defray the cost of providing these databases and allow us to add to our available databases and links.
Donations can be made to the Italian Genealogical Group either online or by mail.
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You may use any major Credit Card or PayPal by clicking the Donate Button at top right corner of page.